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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: Editor At Large

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Editor At Large

Call me a sentimentalist if you will, but I get all choked up at this time of year. It's in the air; in the decorations, in the music, in giving and receiving gifts, and in this season's messages of charity, hope, and forgiveness.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: PINT-SIZE CLOWNS, FULL-SIZE HEARTS

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PINT-SIZE CLOWNS, FULL-SIZE HEARTS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: GARDEN FRESH

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GARDEN FRESH

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: HOMESHARING

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HOMESHARING

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article:

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"I KNOW WHAT I WENT THROUGH"

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: JOBS FOR VETS

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JOBS FOR VETS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: A SERIOUS MISSION

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A SERIOUS MISSION

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: THE JOY OF DISCOVERY

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THE JOY OF DISCOVERY

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: AN OPEN HOUSE

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AN OPEN HOUSE

Ten-year-old Sixto Cruz, from Manheim, Pennsylvania, has his own family but calls William and Carolyn Buck "Second Mom and Dad." Through a local program called Shared Holiday, he's been visiting the Bucks and their nine-year-old twin boys, a few days at a time, for four years.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: BLOOMIN' ACRES

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BLOOMIN' ACRES

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: READING FOR OTHERS

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READING FOR OTHERS

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: A SANCTUARY FOR ALL

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A SANCTUARY FOR ALL

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article:

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"A FLAIR FOR LIVING"

Don't try to make plans with Jo MacLeod on Thursday nights. She has a standing dinner date with Todd Benjamin, a 33-year-old correspondent for Cable News Network. The two met through Village Visiting Neighbors, a nonprofit organization in New York City that matches volunteers with neighbors over 60 who are in need of either aid or companionship.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: SHARING RESOURCES

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SHARING RESOURCES

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article:

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"ALL MY LIFE I'VE BEEN TRYING TO HELP PEOPLE."

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: SKI AMTRAK!

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SKI AMTRAK!

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: CLUB MED ON THE GROW

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CLUB MED ON THE GROW

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: THE SPORTING LIFE

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THE SPORTING LIFE

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: SMOKY MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS FEST

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SMOKY MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS FEST

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: HIGH-FLYING PHONES

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HIGH-FLYING PHONES

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: Your place for mine

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Your place for mine

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: Travel info to order

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Travel info to order

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: Convenient car-train vacations

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Convenient car-train vacations

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: Winter fest

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Winter fest

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: Easy lodgings in Georgia

Page: 31

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Easy lodgings in Georgia

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: THE SIX BEST BIG-CITY HOLIDAY VACATIONS FOR FAMILIES

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THE SIX BEST BIG-CITY HOLIDAY VACATIONS FOR FAMILIES

AMERICA'S cities are at their festive best during the holidays. A tingly excitement, reminiscent of your Christmases as a kid, fills the frosty air, as busy streets become twinkling passageways through urban wonderlands.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article:

Pages: 45, 47

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"Is There Really A Santa Claus?"

Billy, aged 5, has his annual Christmas portrait taken on the lap of a roly-poly department store Santa Claus. Then Dad helps him compose a "Dear Santa" letter addressed to the North Pole. On Christmas Eve, Billy dutifully leaves Santa some sugar cookies and milk on the hall table.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: How to Jump-Start Your Car Safely

Pages: 51, 52

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How to Jump-Start Your Car Safely

The time-proven way to start a car with a dead battery is to get a jolt of energy from another vehicle's live battery through special "booster" cables. Called jump-starting, the procedure is simple and quick, but potentially dangerous.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: Entertainment Center Tips

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Entertainment Center Tips

With the flick of a few switches, we can turn our living space into an electronic playground, but sifting through all the options and combining them into a workable system can be a challenging project. Here's some fine-tuned advice on how to get the most from what you buy.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: Multipurpose Kitchen Storage Wall

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Multipurpose Kitchen Storage Wall

Leftover space outside the work core of the kitchen can do much more than channel traffic or display miscellaneous knickknacks. With careful planning, you can make this area work as hard as the rest of the room.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: Do-It-Yourself Faux Flagstone

Page: 60

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Do-It-Yourself Faux Flagstone

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: CAPTURE THE LOVING SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS! Merry Olde English Style

Pages: 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 160, 163, 164, 166, 168, 170, 172, 173, 174, 176, 178, 180, 182, 184, 187

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CAPTURE THE LOVING SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS! Merry Olde English Style

At the heart of English life is a rich heritage of treasured traditions and family pride. So many of our Christmas customs have come from the British Isles that celebrating in Merry Olde English style is very much American, too.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: GREAT GIFTS For Pets And Pet Owners

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GREAT GIFTS For Pets And Pet Owners

For that special dog or cat-- or dog or cat owner-- on your holiday shopping list, here's an assortment of gifts guaranteed to make a hit on Christmas morning. Each one is designed to make that pet or pet owner's life safer, simpler, or more fun. If your local pet shop doesn't stock an item, contact the manufacturer listed for a nearby store or for details about mail orders. Mailorder information is included for items not widely found in stores.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: Christmas Packages Getting Them There On Time

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Christmas Packages Getting Them There On Time

Will your soldiering son in Europe get his Christmas presents before the Big Day? Can you ship that bubble barbecue to your sister without spending a fortune? Here's a rundown of timely Christmas mailing tips.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: How To Order Material From The Magazine

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How To Order Material From The Magazine

The lovely nosegay designs shown in this issue are easy to craft when you start with the patterns, pre-printed fabric, or charts we've created... available only from Better Homes and Gardens Reader Service. Cookware To Make Christmas Special. Each of the five specialty cookware items listed below compliment the Cooks Who Make Christmas Special feature beginning on p 94.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

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Shopping editor's choice

Discover the ease and pleasure of shopping by mail. Order from the convenience of your own home with complete confidence. If not delighted, each company will happily refund your money.

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Better Homes & Gardens December 1984 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

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The Man Next Door

This holiday season finds me counting my blessings. I have good health, a loving family, and 30 days before interest charges start accruing on our credit card bill.

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